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Dasher High School

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Built  1929 (1929)
NRHP Reference #  85000849
Area  2 ha
Architectural style  Tudoresque
Opened  1929
Added to NRHP  18 April 1985
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Location  900 S. Troup St., Valdosta, Georgia
Similar  Wild Adventures, Grand Bay, Splash Island

Dasher High School is a historic school in Valdosta, Georgia. Inscribed 1929 in its cornerstone, the school was a high school for African Americans. James L. Lomax, a leader in African American education in Valdosta, served as the school's principal until his retirement in 1967. His adopted son Louis L. Lomax, the first African American broadcast journalist, attended Dasher High School. He was a civil rights activist and died in a 1970 car crash. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on April 18, 1985. It is located at 900 South Troup Street.


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